Perry confirmed the decision came as a result of personal changes, including the loss of Nash.
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Perry explained that Nash was a psychologist and largely helped bring him back to the public.
In 2014, Perry performed once again after an almost 20 year hiatus.
Superstar filmmaker Tyler Perry is asking his Facebook followers to help him warn others about scams using his name.
The actor and director of the hit series of Madea movies, among others, used a Facebook video as an unequivocal warning: "I am not giving away anything on Facebook. My team has to shut down these things every day," he says.In 2015, Perry revealed that he dated Kellie Nash for nearly two years before she passed away from breast cancer.Continue Reading In the late 1990s, Perry left Journey after becoming burned out from the music industry and became reclusive.Adapted and produced film Diary of a Mad Black Woman, 2005.Called "a playwright with a Midas touch for an uninhibited urban comedy," by the New York Times ' Marcia A.It was okay overall but he has definitely produced better work.